7 episodes

Scott Brown is a 'recovering lawyer'

Following years working in international law firms, Scott now runs Heriot Brown - a Legal Recruitment business. His extensive discussions with people across the legal profession have given him insight into what makes lawyers tick.
Now, Scott shares those insights with you - to help you in your career.

Each week Scott invites guests to leave their egos at their door, share their professional successes and challenges, as well as the lessons they've learned in law.

Lessons I Learned in Law Heriot Brown

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Scott Brown is a 'recovering lawyer'

Following years working in international law firms, Scott now runs Heriot Brown - a Legal Recruitment business. His extensive discussions with people across the legal profession have given him insight into what makes lawyers tick.
Now, Scott shares those insights with you - to help you in your career.

Each week Scott invites guests to leave their egos at their door, share their professional successes and challenges, as well as the lessons they've learned in law.

    Steven Berry

    Steven Berry

    Steven Berry is the Legal Director for the European Nuclear & Power and Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology businesses of SNC-Lavalin.

    Steven shares the three lessons she has learned in law including:
    • Be bold enough to follow opportunities that align with your career interests.
    • It’s important that lawyers are people too, so bring your personality and your whole self to work.
    • Be prepared to take action, if you think there’s room for improvement in an organisation.

    • 26 min
    Rachael Carolan

    Rachael Carolan

    In this episode of Lessons I Learned in Law, Scott Brown speaks to Rachael Carolan.

    Rachael is currently General Counsel and Director of Policy at London Based technology company what3words.

    Rachael shares the three lessons she has learned in law including:
    • Create your own path, rather than trying to follow a traditional one.
    • It’s possible to add value as an in-house legal counsel, beyond the traditional legal role.
    • In a B2C company, try to make legal part of the brand identity.

    • 27 min
    Tonia Lovell

    Tonia Lovell

    In this episode of Lessons I Learned in Law, Scott Brown speaks to Tonia Lovell.

    Tonia shares the three lessons she has learned in law including:
    • You do not have to be perfect. Being part of a team is often about helping to solve problems by seeking answers, rather than knowing the answer straight away.
    • If you know what career role you want, speak up!
    • Take some time to know what your personal values are, and always make sure your employer aligns with those values.

    • 32 min
    Randal Barker

    Randal Barker

    Randal is Group General Counsel of Lightsource bp, a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects.

    Randal shares the three lessons he has learned in law including:

    • You should focus on what you want to achieve in your career and how that fits into your life.
    • Taking ownership of issues as an in-house counsel
    • Often as a General Counsel, you have to take role as Statesman, enforcing the Company’s values and ethics

    • 29 min
    Rohan Paramesh

    Rohan Paramesh

    Rohan is general counsel for Habito the UK’s leading mortgage company.

    Rohan shares the three lessons he has learned in law including:

    • How having the confidence to let your true personality shine through at work can be a huge boost to your career.
    • Always be open minded and don’t be afraid to take risks.
    • Always be an entrepreneur in everything you do. Think of yourself as a business builder first and a lawyer second.

    Presented by Scott Brown of Heriot Brown Legal Recruitment.

    • 36 min
    Sara Scott

    Sara Scott

    Sara Scott is Senior Counsel, Regulatory Counselling and Litigation at British American Tobacco.

    Sara shares the three lessons he has learned in law including:

    • How to build a team and invest in people that can support you
    • How you shouldn’t tolerate bad behaviour, and how best to challenge behaviour you’re not comfortable with
    • You won’t know it all, and that is OK!


    Presented by Scott Brown of Heriot Brown Legal Recruitment.

    • 35 min

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